If you are interested in advancing your career and obtaining a management position within a healthcare-related organization, an MBA specialization in healthcare management will help get you there. The healthcare industry continues to evolve and face challenges that are well suited for MBAs. You will be qualified to pursue healthcare management positions related to human resources, finance, information systems, and patient care.

Learning Objectives

This program addresses the unique attributes of healthcare organizations. Students are prepared to take on leadership roles and address specific managerial issues encountered in today’s health care economy. Students will develop critical thinking and fundamental business analysis skills. They will leave the program proficient at problem-solving the operational and financial challenges that healthcare administrators face.

Admission Requirements

No App Fee, No GRE Required


INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: In addition to the base program curriculum listed below, international students attending face-to-face classes on the CUC campus are required to take the Seminar in Higher Education, a 3-credit course.

  • Health Care Systems I
  • Health Care Systems II
  • Health Care Finance and Economics
  • Public Policy in Health Care

Career Possibilities

  • Hospital CEO, CFO
  • Head of Quality Improvement
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Health Care Association Director
  • Health Care Consultant

Career Outlook

The healthcare industry, including pharmaceutical firms, health care providers, and hospitals, have an increasing need for MBAs who are knowledgeable about the health care system and skilled at management and administration.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 23 percent from 2014 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.

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Last updated February 7, 2019
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